|Title:||Director of Media Relations|
|Organization:||(men's soccer, men's basketball, men's & women's golf, secondary men's & women's track/cross country)|
Matt McCollester enters his first year as the director of media relations at UNCG. McCollester began his duties in June after spending six years as an assistant director at Ball State.
As the industry has changed, McCollester produced Ball
State’s first-ever digital media guides for his assigned
sports, integrating video and user interaction into the
publications. He also developed social media platforms for his
Prior to his stint at Ball State, McCollester served as an assistant director of media relations at Arkansas State from 2004-06. There, he was the primary contact for women’s basketball, baseball, women’s volleyball and women’s soccer.
McCollester also completed media relations internships with Harvard, Slippery Rock and Louisville.
McCollester is an active member of CoSIDA and on the Academic
All-America committee as a district coordinator. He is also
actively involved in the National Baseball Writers Association and
holds a vote on the national poll.
McCollester earned a bachelor’s degree in sports management from Slippery Rock in 2003. He is married to the former Deb Puaca and they have a 16-month-old son named Evan.